Michigan Cottage Food Law 2021

July 14, 2021 - December 7, 2021

Zoom Webinar

Contact: For more information about the program contact Karen Fifield at fifield@msu.edu or Kellie Jordan jorda136@msu.edu.

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Michigan Cottage Food Law

Learn how to prepare and sell foods to the public under Michigan’s Cottage Food Law. This two-hour workshop combines education about the Michigan Cottage Food Law and the food safety aspects of preparing and selling cottage foods safely and successfully. Michigan Cottage Food Law allows residents to manufacture foods in home kitchens and storing those products at home. Topics include preparing, packaging, labeling, storing, and transporting cottage foods. 

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Inspector will be available for the Q&A portion of this workshop.  

MSU Product Center joins us to cover the business aspects of the Michigan Cottage Food Law.

Participants that attend the full program will receive a Michigan Cottage Food Law/ Food Safety Certificate.

This is a free workshop, taught by MSU Extension Food Safety Educators and MSU Product Center Educators.


Wednesday, July 14, 10 - 12 p.m. EDT 

Tuesday, Aug. 31, 3 - 5 p.m. EDT 

Tuesday, Sept. 21, 6 - 8 p.m. EDT 

Tuesday, Oct.19, 3 - 5 p.m. EDT 

Wednesday, Nov.10, 10 - 12 p.m. EST

Tuesday, Dec. 7, 6 - 8 p.m. EST

Join us online via Zoom using your laptop, tablet, smartphone, or any device with internet access.


Tags: business, cottage food law, cottage foods, craft fair, craft show, farmers market, food, food policy, food safety, gardening, michigan cottage law, msu extension, part-time income, product center, safe food, safe food and water, selling home baked goods, starting a business, virtual

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